Welcome to the Metro New Jersey Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. Our mission is to be a national leader in appraisal education; to foster a spirit of camaraderie, attract top level real estate professionals to our organization, and engender an atmosphere of professional pride, outstanding achievement and success for those affiliated with the chapter and their firms.

The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with nearly 17,000 professionals in almost 50 countries throughout the world. Our mission is to empower valuation professionals through community, credentialing, education, body of knowledge and ethical standards.

Organized in 1932, the Appraisal Institute advocates equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in the appraisal profession and conducts its activities in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Individuals of the Appraisal Institute benefit from an array of professional education and advocacy programs, and may hold the prestigious MAI, SRPA, SRA, AI-GRS, and AI-RRS designations.

Appraisal Institute and Chapter Education and Events: Everyone (AI and Non-AI students) must have a user name (email address) and password (reset by signing in to the Appraisal Institute website, www.appraisalinstitute.org and choose forgot password to get link to reset). When registering, keep in mind registration fees are priced according to a reduced fee for downloading materials and do not include a hard copy of materials. You will pay an additional fee for materials and shipping if you do not want to print materials on your own or bring an electronic device.

Mar
5
Tue
2024
Understanding the Construction Draw Sheet @ Virtual on Zoom
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Note: You will be registering for the Delaware offering; Metro NJ Chapter is offering this seminar in conjunction with the Delaware Chapter. The Zoom link will be emailed March 1st and a reminder will be emailed on March 4th.  Contact Debra Miller at [email protected] for more information or Lisa Weiss at [email protected]

 

Check in begins at 12:45pm; class is 1-5pm                     Instructor: Lamar Ellis, MAI, SRA

This course covers primarily a residential construction case study and is intended for real property appraisers, real estate agents, and anyone else who wants to understand more about how houses are constructed from a lenders and builder’s perspective. Covered topics include understanding how builders and lenders interact and performing an inspection of a residential home in Downtown Atlanta. It is filled with illustrations and photographs, with an emphasis on a case study of a residential home that was under construction over an 11-month period. It covers the entire process, literally from the ground up. General topics covered include choosing a site, site development, construction techniques, cost breakdown sheet, construction draw sheet, and construction inspection.

Virtual Meeting Participation Guidelines:

Students must have webcam/iphone/ipad/smartphone capability to participate and receive continuing education credit. The platform will be interactive and live. The instructor must be able to physically see and interact with all students and students must be able see and interact with the instructor.

You must send a copy of a picture ID (if you have attended a chapter class or meeting, your ID will be on file), which can be your driver’s license with all details blacked out except the name and picture emailed to the Chapter office as verification after you have registered for the offering prior to the offering start date.

You cannot take virtual education from a vehicle; you must be able to see the presentation, be seen and respond if necessary.

ZOOM access link will be emailed to student prior to the offering in separate email from registration confirmation.

If you are using your Ipad/Iphone/smartphone please download the ZOOM app prior to offering.

Please check your webcam privacy settings on your computer.

 

 

 

Mar
7
Thu
2024
The Gateway Program Update @ Carteret Performing Arts and Event Center
Mar 7 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Approved for 2 CE hours (10 points) by the Appraisal Institute and the the New Jersey and New York Real Estate Appraiser Boards.

Chapter Membership Meeting Brochure 3-7-24

Apr
12
Fri
2024
88th Annual Princeton Conference – SAVE THE DATE @ NJHA Conference and Events Center
Apr 12 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

To be submitted to the New Jersey State Board of Real Estate Appraisers for 7 CE hours. (PA is reciprocal with NJ), and the New York State Real Estate Appraisal Board for 7 CE hours, the Real Estate Commission (NJ Insurance and Banking Board) for 7 CE hours, the New Jersey Assessors Board for Appraisal and Administrative Hours and the NJ Legal Board.

 

 

 

Apr
25
Thu
2024
2024-2025 7 Hour USPAP Update @ Chubb Risk Engineering Center
Apr 25 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Registration includes a download of the 2024-2025 Student Handbook and the Reference book. If you want a printed copy of these materials you will need to choose materials when you register for $15 plus shipping.

You will need to purchase the updated USPAP book when it is available from the Appraisal Foundation, www.appraisalfoundation.org.

 

Jun
6
Thu
2024
Business Practices and Ethics @ Chubb Risk Engineering Center
Jun 6 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

8:30 am – 3:30 pm (6 CE hours) You will be on your own for food and  beverage.

Donate Today to the Appraisal Institute Education and Relief Foundation Fund.

Please click the following link to donate and read information about Education Scholarships, https://aierf.org/

Joseph Wisniewski, MAI

2024 Chapter President

New Designees:

Adam Achenbach, MAI

Karan Shah, MAI, AI-GRS

James David Jones, II, MAI

Danielle Lopez, SRA

New AI-GRS designees:

Cynthia Xu, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS

Thank you to our 2023 Conference Sponsors

Metro New Jersey Chapter Fundraiser for Rebuilding Warriors!

Pictures from the event which was also in memory of Ed Marashlian can be found by clicking the News tab from the home page and choose Event Photos.

Thank you to those who attended this event and those who donated who are listed below:

Dave Barrand

Cooney Bovasso Realty

Jennifer and Mike Barany

Al Chanese

Joe Cimiluca

Gregg Manzione

John McChesney

Debra Miller

Grace Ann Shotwell

Mario Silvestri

George Sopko

William Watras

Cynthia Xu

The Metro New Jersey Chapter Welcomes You!

Welcome to the Metro New Jersey Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. Our mission is to be a national leader in appraisal education; to foster a spirit of camaraderie, attract top level real estate professionals to our organization, and engender an atmosphere of professional pride, outstanding achievement and success for those affiliated with the chapter and their firms.

The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with nearly 17,000 professionals in almost 50 countries throughout the world. Our mission is to empower valuation professionals through community, credentialing, education, body of knowledge and ethical standards.

Organized in 1932, the Appraisal Institute advocates equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in the appraisal profession and conducts its activities in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Individuals of the Appraisal Institute benefit from an array of professional education and advocacy programs, and may hold the prestigious MAI, SRPA, SRA, AI-GRS, and AI-RRS designations.

Appraisal Institute and Chapter Education and Events: Everyone (AI and Non-AI students) must have a user name (email address) and password (reset by signing in to the Appraisal Institute website, www.appraisalinstitute.org and choose forgot password to get link to reset). When registering, keep in mind registration fees are priced according to a reduced fee for downloading materials and do not include a hard copy of materials. You will pay an additional fee for materials and shipping if you do not want to print materials on your own or bring an electronic device.

 

Mar
5
Tue
2024
Understanding the Construction Draw Sheet @ Virtual on Zoom
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Note: You will be registering for the Delaware offering; Metro NJ Chapter is offering this seminar in conjunction with the Delaware Chapter. The Zoom link will be emailed March 1st and a reminder will be emailed on March 4th.  Contact Debra Miller at [email protected] for more information or Lisa Weiss at [email protected]

 

Check in begins at 12:45pm; class is 1-5pm                     Instructor: Lamar Ellis, MAI, SRA

This course covers primarily a residential construction case study and is intended for real property appraisers, real estate agents, and anyone else who wants to understand more about how houses are constructed from a lenders and builder’s perspective. Covered topics include understanding how builders and lenders interact and performing an inspection of a residential home in Downtown Atlanta. It is filled with illustrations and photographs, with an emphasis on a case study of a residential home that was under construction over an 11-month period. It covers the entire process, literally from the ground up. General topics covered include choosing a site, site development, construction techniques, cost breakdown sheet, construction draw sheet, and construction inspection.

Virtual Meeting Participation Guidelines:

Students must have webcam/iphone/ipad/smartphone capability to participate and receive continuing education credit. The platform will be interactive and live. The instructor must be able to physically see and interact with all students and students must be able see and interact with the instructor.

You must send a copy of a picture ID (if you have attended a chapter class or meeting, your ID will be on file), which can be your driver’s license with all details blacked out except the name and picture emailed to the Chapter office as verification after you have registered for the offering prior to the offering start date.

You cannot take virtual education from a vehicle; you must be able to see the presentation, be seen and respond if necessary.

ZOOM access link will be emailed to student prior to the offering in separate email from registration confirmation.

If you are using your Ipad/Iphone/smartphone please download the ZOOM app prior to offering.

Please check your webcam privacy settings on your computer.

 

 

 

Mar
7
Thu
2024
The Gateway Program Update @ Carteret Performing Arts and Event Center
Mar 7 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Approved for 2 CE hours (10 points) by the Appraisal Institute and the the New Jersey and New York Real Estate Appraiser Boards.

Chapter Membership Meeting Brochure 3-7-24

Apr
12
Fri
2024
88th Annual Princeton Conference – SAVE THE DATE @ NJHA Conference and Events Center
Apr 12 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

To be submitted to the New Jersey State Board of Real Estate Appraisers for 7 CE hours. (PA is reciprocal with NJ), and the New York State Real Estate Appraisal Board for 7 CE hours, the Real Estate Commission (NJ Insurance and Banking Board) for 7 CE hours, the New Jersey Assessors Board for Appraisal and Administrative Hours and the NJ Legal Board.

 

 

 

Apr
25
Thu
2024
2024-2025 7 Hour USPAP Update @ Chubb Risk Engineering Center
Apr 25 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Registration includes a download of the 2024-2025 Student Handbook and the Reference book. If you want a printed copy of these materials you will need to choose materials when you register for $15 plus shipping.

You will need to purchase the updated USPAP book when it is available from the Appraisal Foundation, www.appraisalfoundation.org.

 

Jun
6
Thu
2024
Business Practices and Ethics @ Chubb Risk Engineering Center
Jun 6 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

8:30 am – 3:30 pm (6 CE hours) You will be on your own for food and  beverage.